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well, good morning to you. welcome to a brand new day, monday august 9th. i'm dave clark. >> i'm pam cook. good morning. let's look at the weather. definitely doesn't feel like august. >> no. and we already have a morning overcast pushing inland. and it just cranks up the wind. picks up the fog. it's way up there. there's even some local mist and drizzle. 60s, 70s, and a few upper 70s. and if you're way above that fog. >> looking good getting up to the tunnel. no major problems there. also, this morning's drive is going to be okay so far, in front of the coliseum. let's go back to the desk. >> it was a violent night in san francisco. one person was dead. three others wounded outside of two separate shootings outside of nightclubs. new information from police about the shooting there.
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tara, are you there? >> well, good morning, dave. that's right. we're here in front of ruby sky. it's a very popular nightclub, blocks away from union square. but the club wasn't even open when this violence unfolded. however, if you take a look behind me, to the left of the club, you can see a pair of doors there. and that is called a speak-easy slide. no word yet on whether the shooting was linked to this club. now, last night, between 9:00 and 9:15. three people were shot here. one died and the others were taken to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. police say it may not have been the target. >> in this area, a lot of rounds were fired. and officers are investigating at this point. >> reporter: now, again, ruby
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skye is closed sundays, but police will be investigating if this is connected to violence. back in july, a man was killed outside of another nightclub. this week, mayor gavin newsom is expected to sign into law a power to revoke a venue's operating permit. particularly thursday, friday, and saturday night, police and other authorities will be checking clubs to be sure they are complying with regulations on security, lighting and video cameras. back here live, you can see a video camera underneath the awning. and police will be making sure, see figure that video was rolling when this incident occurred last night. no word yet on the identities of any of the victims. we'll be sure to keep you posted throughout the morning, if any new information becomes available to us. we're live in san francisco, tara moriarte, ktvu, channel 2 news. two young women are recovering now, after being shot after leaving another party at another san francisco
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nightclub. you're looking at the pictures, shortly after 2:00 a.m. between columbia and fulsom avenues. their injuries are not believed to be serious. a police search continues for two gunmen, who witnesses describe only as "well dressed." asking for the public's help to find an armed driver on interstate 680, in san jose. that happened just south of mckie road, saturday night. investigators say the driver of a white chevy trailblazer fired at a silver dodge durango, hitting the durango four times and injuring the person in the back seat. cphp describes the gunman as a black man in his 20s with a goatee and mustache. a woman who said mark herd sexually harassed her now says
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she is saddened that he resigned. jody fisher says that she met him. she is also a part-time actress. she said she settled her claim against herd privately. she also said she did not have an affair with herd. but mark herd resigned after c -- after chp investigated. they say they didn't find anything to support her claim. but they found bills for unofficial purposes. herd said he relied on his assistants to file expense reports, and never intended to submit false claims. a woman accused of sexually abusing two young boys. and there are other charges against 42-year-old christine shreve-hugs. they say they allegedly allowed
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them to fire a group of pellet guns. investigators say it has been going on for about two years. police say had you beenbs was a long- -- hubbs was a long-time friend of the family. >> it's difficult. she's known in town. and as best as we can, we're preparing the children when they do go back to school. >> reporter: no one was hurt in the pellet gun incident. bail for hubbs is set for $4 million. 5:05. work starts today to double the bike lanes in san francisco. paul chambers joins us now. >> good morning, dave. now, the first post-injunction bike lane will be later today. and when the project is all said and done, there will be more than 30 new bike lanes in the city of san francisco. now, on friday, a superior
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court judge lifted a 4-year-old injunction, which blocked the city from moving dozens of new bike lanes. the injunction was when the lawsuit was brought against san francisco. on the grounds that they didn't do a sufficient environmental study. and bicyclists will be able to ride on 34 new miles of bike lanes in san francisco. doing this would mean a loss of curb side. some of the areas in effect will be our town points. the mayor says to be on hand here today when the first stripe is to be laid down, which is a long-awaited improvement, according to san francisco bike coalition, who says cycling had increased in this city 53% since the injunction was put down in place in 2006. live in san francisco, i'm paul chambers, ktvu, channel 2 news. let's go back to sal. for a complete look at traffic, how does it look now? >> good morning to you once
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again now. traffic is moving along pretty well around the bay area. if you are driving this morning on westbound interstate 80, it should be a very nice drive for you, from richmond to the macarthur maze. also, the morning commute is looking good if you are driving at the toll bridge plaza. no problems there coming into the city. and finally, into the south bay, traffic looks good, getting up the 17. now, at 5:07. here's steve. >> sal, i opened my sunday paper and there you were. >> yes, i was. why, thank you, steve. good morning. i have low clouds. what is new? pam is already giving me grief. while you folks are watching at home, she is giving me what for because it's cold. it was even windy last night. very breezy. area of low pressure has moved in to the north of us. this has ramped up everything. the low clouds and fog have lifted at least. they're not down on the deck. but there's a couple of areas of pockets of fog.
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and local mist and drizzle. not very warm. 60s and 70s. again, well inland, there could be 70s and 80s. but everything is cooled down. couple of things going on. the overnight lows are running warmer. maybe two or three degrees. 59 palo alto. san jose at 60. and the city is at 54. last week, they were at 52 every morning. so a little warmer. maybe just a teeny bit. sacramento, 56. there's a rip roaring see breeze already through fairfield and to vacaville. yesterday was 79. 79 for vacaville in august? are you kidding me? that's incredibly cool. and even in southern california, the fog is up and down the coast. watch out towards seattle and portland. for this time of year, it is just incredibly strong. and that's what's keeping our weather very, very cool. some areas are hot. some low. also in nevada. low overcast.
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drizzle, breezy. no heat expected. our long-range models. and by that, i mean, seven to 10 days out there. trying to build a bridge out there. they're trying. thn but then the next forecast model comes through, and they back off every time. so let's ease up on the warmup. none in sight this week. it clears to the coast. highs, 50s, 60s, 70s. and a few 80s. but very few. so just very little warming. low clouds, mist, sunny and breezy. cool to mild today on the temperatures. 59 to 79. and temperatures again staying way below average for everybody. across the board. there's no way to warm up in this kind of pattern. a little cooler as well, into tuesday and wednesday. and slight warming thursday as well. >> thank you, steve 5:09 is the time. we'll tell you more about the emotional journey his family has been on that ends this morning at sfo.
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we'll also tell you what analysts are saying this morning about the bombshell at hewlett packard. and good morning. i'm allison burns in washington, d.c., with new information about the 10 aid workers killed in afghanistan. i'll tell you what is next for their charity group. coming up. heading out from hayward to the san mateo bridge, traffic does look pretty good. we'll tell you more coming up. ♪
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welcome back. crews are preparing for the final phase of the relief well in the gulf of mexico. bp confirms that the cement, sealing the well has hardened. and recent pressure tests can begin drilling the final 100 feet of that relief well that's meant to close the blownout well for good, which could happen by this weekend. a new report indicates that the oil rig had a history of maintenance issues. internal bp documents identified almost 400 maintenance tasks that were overdue before it exploded in april. you will find more coverage of the gulf oil slick by going to our website,, and clicking on the u.s. and world news tab right near the top. we have an update on a story we first told you about last week. after 66 years, recently identified remains of a world war ii serviceman are finally
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coming home. they will arrive at sfo this morning. 20-year-old sergeant john bonnassiolle was flying a bomber over germany when his plane was shot down. for years, his sister tried to find his body and remains. and finally, using dna, they were able to identify his remains. tomorrow, he'll be buried with full military honors. the air force will perform a fly-by in has honor. we're also finding out more in this morning about the killing of 10 international aid members in afghanistan. we have more with details. good morning, allison. >> reporter: good morning to you, dave. and this is new information. this morning, the head of the charity group that lost 10 of its members from afghanistan, says he still does not know why they were targeted, most likely
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by the taliban. >> reporter: those killed were honored in memorials over the weekend. and while it's a devastating loss for the group called international assistance mission, the group says it will keep working in afghanistan. six americans, two afghans, a briton and german were shot tuesday in an area of northeastern afghanistan. two afghanistans arrived. they issued this message to the american people. >> their murder demonstrates the absolute disregard that taliban and other insurgents have for your health, your security, and opportunities. >> reporter: i'll take a closer lock at what this means for the -- look at what this mean fist are means for the u.s. military. allison burns, ktvu, channel 2 news. we could know this week,
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whether gay couples will be allowed to marry again. the judge who issued a ban could issue a stay while the matter is resuming appeal. governor schwarzenegger and former governor jerry brown are both urging them to resume. time now. 5:16. this morning, a massive tunnel machine will start the work on the boring of the caldecott tunnel. the 130-ton, 50-foot long machine will start. engineers will start to drill about 10 feet a day. the entire two-lane tunnel. caltrans hopes to have it open for traffic in about three years. 5:16 is the time. speaking of traffic. let's start with sal. >> nothing major. in fact, we're off to a nice start. i want to show you highway 80
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westbound looks good. looks good into the toll plaza and into san francisco without any major delays. also this morning, we're looking at 880 right here, the freeway in front of the coliseum. the traffic is looking good. it's getting crowded. and if you're driving over to the peninsula, you can use the san mateo, or the dunbarton bridge. and right now, both of those spans are doing very well. alt 5:16. let's go back to steve. >> overcast. everybody says cloudy. last week, it was like the last outpost was concord's field. and today, they're even cloudy. so you know santa rosa is cloudy. concord, livermore, and everybody in between. how warm can we get? not very. temperatures are way below average. a little thunderstorm activity. reno, tahoe, and truckee. for us, it's low, overcast, sunny, breezy. 60s, 70s.
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a couple of people have tweeted me. why is it so windy? very strong area of pressure up to the pacific northwest. overnight, seen two to three degrees warmer. things i may notice, you may not. but that should translate into slightly lower temperatures. 72, palm springs. 53, you ukiah. 56, sacramento. travis air force base has already had gusts of pressure. two right there. that triggered the thunderstorm activity. and this is forecast to dip all the way into northern california. which means we're not warming up any time soon. low overcast, drizzle, breezy. then no heat in sight. that is for sure. the fog, low clouds. clears to the coast. highs, 59 to 79. slight warming. we'll lose the low by the end
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of the week. but follow then -- until then, it stays warm to the end of the week. sunny, breezy. cool to mild. 50s, 60s, and upper 70s. there will be very few low 80s. but you have to go to sacramento county. morning fog and even more so tuesday and wednesday. we could get this to break up. and slightly warmer. but not much, thursday, friday. >> thank you, steve. european markets are trading higher this morning after signs that the recovery there is speeding up a bit. overnight, most market indexes gained ground across asia, as well. with the exception of japan's nikkei. investors worry that slow jobs here in the u.s. will continue to hurt demands for asian exports. checking on the demand now, the futures indicate a slightly higher opening from what i can see right here. pretty quiet by the close on friday, with all of our major indexes dropping just a little bit.
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keep an eye on hewlett packard stock today. after mark herd announced his resignation. they already forecast slowed reports reports this quarter. and now, the reports against herd could further hurt confidence in the company. still ahead. it could be a multimillion- dollar dream come true, or huge disappointment. we have an update on what some say is an amazing find in a garage sale. plus, an important endorsement this morning between two prominent bay area women. traffic is moving along pretty well on interstate 680, heading south to the south bay. we'll tell you more coming up.
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good morning. cloudy, overcast. some drizzle. a little breezy as well. temperatures in the 50s. after that fog burns off, we'll have 50s, 60s by the coast. upper 70s. 5:23. members of the u.s. house of representatives are cutting short their vacations. they are rushing back to weigh in on a jobs bill. that comes in after the house had recessed for the summer to pass a $26 billion jobs bill. that bill would prevent the layoffs of thousands of teachers and thousands of state
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and local government employees before the local november election. the house may vote on that bill tomorrow morning. the u.s. chamber of commerce is supporting carly fiorina in her senate campaign. the chamber announced this this morning. and is t is planned for a two- day tour. fiorina says that barbara boxer's plan is to cut, and spend. fiorina has 44% of the vote. electric car owners here in the bay area may soon have easier access to charging stations. they approved $5 billion towards improving the electric program. it will support 3,000 public
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charging stations. and 50 charging stations near highways. a bill that would crack down on section offenders is going through changes now. chelsea's law would require many offenders to go through life without parole. to cut costs and also to make room for california's prison system. a new amendment would send petty thieves to county jails instead. it is named for chelsea king, the 17-year-old san diego girl who was murdered by a repeat sex offender. we have an update now by a man who claims pictures he bought from a sale, are long, lost shots frommancele adams. all along, there have been question about them. now, there is new information casting doubt. marian said that one of the photos of a pine tree was taken by her uncle.
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she turned it and several prints to a group of bay areaancele adams experts. who claim that they are nottancele adams. >> he says his analysts concluded that the plates were taken by ansel adams, with his supporters claiming claiming that they could have somehow ended up in earl brooks' possession. the dispute is not over. if it is determined that they were ansle adams, it could be worth hundreds of millions of dollars. a deadly shooting happens outside of a popular nightclub, blocks from union square. we'll tell you what police are saying about the incident
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good morning to you. welcome back. this is ktvu channel 2 news, i'm dave clark. >> i'm pam cook. and you can't tell by the
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calendar. the weather. >> not here. that's for sure. not only the bay area, but also southern california along the coast, really cool temperatures. in fact, july has carried into august, way below average. the july temperature in san jose, i think, was 78.8 degrees. that's not your radio dial. that was the coolest july since 1955. i mean, we're going back here a few years on some of these cool highs. and today, we'll be right there in lock step with what happened in july in the first couple of days in august. it's cool. 60s, 70s, upper 70s. sunny, breezy, once that cloud deck burns off. >> traffic is moving as well, heading south to the toll plaza, with no major problems there. also, the morning commute looks good at the bay bridge toll plaza. and 5:30, let's go back to the desk. topping our news this morning, san francisco police are investigating two overnight shootings near a popular nightclub.
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just a few hours ago, two women were hit by gunfire. the other shooting was outside ruby skye on mesa street tara moriarte is there. >> we're in front of ruby skye, a popular popular venue. however, it is closed on sunday. there is one to the left of it. it's called slide. it's speak easy. that is opened on sundays. three people were shot here on a sidewalk last night, sometime between 9:00 and 9:15. one woman was killed. two others were taken to the hospital with nonlife- threatening injuries. police believe it is possible that they were not the intended
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target. >> in this area, officers are investigating. back in july, a man was killed in a fight outside of jelly's nightclub. that spurred a crackdown on san francisco nightclubs. this week, mayor gavin newsom is expected to sign into measure a law, giving the entertainment commission the power to operate a venue permit. police and other officials will be checking these clubs, to make sure they are complying in security lighting and video clubs. back here live, you can see that there is a camera mounting. and police may be using this for more information about last night's deadly shooting. once again, however, ruby skye was closed when the shooting happened. there was a bar next door, however, that was open at the time. your time now, 5:32.
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two young women are recovering from gunshot wounds from shots fired at a nightclub early this morning. happened shortly after 2:00 a.m. between fulsom and harrison. the two were rushed to the hospital. their injuries are not believed to be serious. police are searching for the two gunmen, described only as had l-dressed. --well-dressed. a shooting. investigators say the gunman may have used an automatic weapon. all five victims are expected to survive. police are still looking for suspects and witnesses. a hayward family is upset this morning after an alameda county sheriff's deputy shot and killed their pit bull. it happened last night, on cherry way. the dog's owner tells us here at ktvu, that his mother was taking the dog out for a walk when it happened. he said she opened the door and the dog ran out. she tuesday before she could
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stop him, a deputy, who was down the street, pulled out a gun. >> he got to right around the corner, by the mailboxes. and he seen the officer. and i guess he started walking toward the officer. and my mom told the officer he's not a mean dog. and he shot him. >> reporter: the owners claim that their dog, who had only three legs of an indoor dog and was shot seven times. the alameda county sheriff's department, which is confirming the shooting, says it will have more to say about it later today. time now, 5:34. three bank robbers in cup are thein cupertino, still on the loose. there was a 12-hour manhunt. the robbery was reported about 12:20, saturday afternoon, on stevens creek boulevard. the three suspects were armed. they got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. k-9 units were called called in police say they are still out
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there, searching for them. this morning, vallejo police are searching for suspects in two separate weekend homicides. the most recent one happened yesterday afternoon. police found a man's body inside a white truck, at deluxe inn on solano avenue. still not clear what led up to that shooting. and police in vallejo are also looking for leads in an earlier homicide saturday night. investigators say a 22-year-old 22-year-old napa man was shot while driving down central avenue. the driver's foot then hit the gas pedal. that caused him to run into a parked car that smashed into a house. the driver was pronounced dead at the scene. no one in the home was hurt. the discovery of two oriental fruit flies last week in milipitas. that is forcing the agricultural department to begin spraying in milipitas and fremont. it will cover a roughly 12-
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square-mile area, with bay view drive on the north, scott creek to the east, grave mall parkway to the south and central on the west. this is an exotic pest. it invades more than 200 types of fruits, including avocados and citrus. if you still use your phone to talk while driving, there is a planned crackdown. chp says those are the highest number causing crashes. >> you see somebody swerving in a lane. there's a couple of possibilities. are they asleep? are they on alcohol or drugs? but as you get closer, you notice they're talking on the phone. >> chp says in the last years,
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statewide crashes involving cell phone killed 16 people and injured another 850. a statewide crackdown will take place on august 28th. right now, traffic is light. there's not a lot going on. of course, not expecting it to stay that way this. is highway 4 westbound. looks pretty good if you're driving up to the willow pass grade. also this morning, we're looking at the east shore freeway, on westbound interstate 80. coming out to the macarthur maze. the traffic is at the speed limit, pretty much from richmond to berkeley. and when you get to the toll plaza, there are relatively few cars there coming in. at 5:37, here's steve. >> good morning, sal. happy monday. windy sunday. and cool conditions. temperatures way below average. not only here but also into southern california. i see oceanside and newport beach, only 67.
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record low maximum temperatures. not only here, it's also up and down the coast. everybody is dealing with really cool readings. thunderstorms popped up. lots of reports of hail and minor flooding. highway 50, 89 junction. and even virginia city. strong low up over the pacific northwest, dominating our weather and keeping us cool. 54, san francisco. 57, 60. that should say lo -- "low" louds, l-o-w, not lo. although that was a text. low clouds. just kidding. 62. 72, and 79 degrees. 54 to 59. san francisco, oakland, berkeley, livermore-concord, 57. sometimes you can get big differences in the lows. that's not the case this time
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of year. 40s in the mountains. looks like another round of thunderstorm activity. reno, by the way, hit 90 yesterday. that's 35 consecutive days that their high has hit 90 or above. that ties a record. 35 consecutive days. it's hot up there, but cool here. and we have a strong breeze. all courtesy of that low. that's what's spinning. keeping the low overcast. and keeps us cool. a little drizzle as well. but the temperatures, far below average. minor warming, just simply because it looks like the low will eject out by the end of the week. until then, we stay really cool. low clouds, mist. cool to mild. 60s by the coast. 60s, 70s by the bay. mid-70s, inland. concord. danville. napa is only 72. right now, fairfield has gusts to 30. more fog, cooler tuesday and wednesday. and a slight warming trend thursday and friday.
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>> 5:39 is the time now. there's new trouble at apple. find out why the company has issued a warning about one of its most popular products. a controversial ban on poison in some kids meals today. it's not back-to-school, it's forward to what's next
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from now. it took years to find and identify her brother after his plane was shot down in 1934. he'll be buried tomorrow, with full military honors. and a christn charity group says it has no plans to leave afghanistan, despite the murder of 10 members of its own medical aid team. those included six americans. the taliban claims it killed them for, quote, spying and preaching christianity, something that group denies. inmates from arizona may be hiding in the park area. they escaped from prison and have been on the run ever since. mcclusky's mother has been arrested over the weekend, accused of helping hide her son. efforts intensified after one of the inmates was linked to a double homicide in new mexico last week.
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the governor of connecticut is calling for a day of remembrance to honor those killed last week during a workplace shooting. about 500 people attended a candlelight vigil to pay tribute to the workplace victims. they were all shot and killed by a coworker who had just lost his job. he then called 911 before killing himself. connecticut's governor is asking for a moment of silence this morning at 9:15. your time now, 5:43. 13 are missing after heavy rains triggered a landslide until china. some of the buildings there were actually riped from the foundations yesterday, after waves of floodwaters, mud and rocks crashed down on one town there. this morning, soldiers and rescuers are out there, trying to find survivors. but sludge has become the biggest problem. the mud is said to be three feet deep in some spots. russia is blanked by this, smoke so thick. health officials are declaring a health emergency.
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now are the air is filled with toxic smog from the more than 800 forest fires, burning across russia. those fires have killed 52 people, and destroyed more than the 0 homes. government set up more than 100 air-conditioned, anti-smog centers all over moscow. that's where air pollutants are six times the normal levels. incredible pictures. air travel in and out of moscow is at a standstill. and many flights are either delayed or rerouted. a 14-year-old boy is facing charges in connection to a fire that threatened 50 homes in southern california. the fire started yesterday afternoon, in santa clarita. it was knocked out a few hours later. deputies say at this time boy confessed to accidentally sparking the fire, when he dropped a lighter in dry brush, while he was smoking pot. two other people who refused to move away from the fire, were also arrested for obstructing firefighters. it's less than 10 days until the start of the school
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year in petaluma. the police department there is increasing its traffic safety efforts. they are bringing in more community service officers and volunteers for the first two school days. the first routes will take place tuesday, august 17th for the wall school district. and wednesday, -- wednesday, august 18th for adobey and petaluma school districts. the toy ban will take place today. >> reporter: good morning, pam. first off, this could be very confusing to figure out which fast food restaurants are affected by this ban. this is passed by the santa clara county supervisors. and it only applies to fast food restaurants in the uninchcorporated part of the -- unincorporated part of the city. but here's the new ordinance. it applies to any kids meal
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which contains more than 485 calories. if the fast food your child orders exceeds those limits, he or she will not get a toy with their meal. it only applies to fast food, w unincorporated parts of santa clara county. a mcdonald's spokesperson said he did not think it would impact any mcdonald's in the county. and a burger king spokesperson says he only believes there is one burger king in the unincorporated part of santa clara county. supervisor yeager says santa clara county is the first count net nation to impose an ordinance like this. and he cited some statistics that showed one in four children in the county are obese. supervisor yeager says the goal in passing the ordinance is to set an example. and he hopes other cities and counties follow suit. reporting live, allie razz mus.
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-- rasmusktvu. >> sounds like the people working will have to distinguish. i know mcdonald's, you can opt for apples, inead of french fries. so if they get the apples, they get the toy? >> that is true. if fewer than 35% of the meal is fat, that child will still be able to get a toy. that's why it's very confusing. in addition to figuring out which places will be achghted by this, it's -- affected by this. it's kind of a case-by-case basis. and depending on the meals you choose, you may or may not get a toy. >> sounds like the fast food lines are going to be a little slower. >> you don't have kids yet, sal. but the negotiation thal be going on. listen. you want to get the toy? you gotta get the apple. >> some of the meals i've eaten, i've had to give them a toy. good morning, everyone. let's go out and take a look at
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the commute now. traffic is going to be doing pretty well around the bay area. southbound looks good. coming down out of the golden grate bridge. this morning's commute on 880 north and southbound. traffic looks good here in front of the coliseum. and no major problems. there's a car fire on highway 92. right near 101. not causing a big traffic jam. but you might see some emergency vehicles there. and this morning's commute in the south bay, another car fire on 280 at 87. a little unusual to have a couple of car fires on the road. again, they're not causing any major delays. 5:49. here's steve. >> thank you. san francisco, 54 right now. 57, 60 and a high of 63, with just two degrees warmer than yesterday. but temperatures far below average for this time of year. santa rosa yesterday did rock it up-- rocket up to 78, which i found hard to believe. but i looked at four observations.
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and the airport is at 80. just a lot of low clouds, though. 77. there's a little warmer weather for the city. but not much. 76, walnut creek. after yesterday's 74. unbelievable in august. and san jose, from 78 to 76. mount tam is only 62. mill valley, mid-50s. crockett vallejo. 53, ukiah. and a good delta breeze means sacramento in the upper 80s. or mid-80s at best. everything is being low. low overcast gets helped along by that system. a little drizzle. breezy to windy at times. no warmup expected. maybe slight warming by the end of the week. but low clouds and fog will burn back to the coast. low clouds, mist, sunny and breezy. coom to mild. mid70 -- cool to mild.
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mid-70s. looks cooler into wednesday. then slightly warmer thursday and friday. dave and pam. >> hey, sal -- >> yeah. that's -- yeah, you know, there's that car fire i just told you about, i mentioned it on the maps. we have live pictures of it now. you can see, this car fire is raging away here on 280, in san jose, near ray street. it is somewhat near highway 87. and our camera, which is in downtown san jose, turned to see it. you can see the smoke. just a little while ago, you can see the flames. obviously, this car is a total loss. completely engulfed in flames. now, it looks like there is a paramedic vehicle arriving. so unfortunately, maybe someone could be hurt in this incident. again, this is 280 at ray street, a vehicle fire. sounds like they have a couple of lanes shut down. we'll keep you updated on this. let's go back to you guys in the studio. >> thank you, sal. 5:51 is the time now. apple says it will post
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warnings on its website that some older nanos may overheat. there have been 61 cases of overheating batteries. first generation nanos from 2005 and 2006. some have been warped. but no injuries reported. a notice has been on the website since last year. but it required several clicks. so the japanese government pressured apple to make it more prominent. bahrain says unlike its middle east neighbors, it has no plans plans to ban the blackberries over e-mail concerns. the united arab emirates says it will follow suit in october. bahrain says there are legitimate concerns, but a ban is not the answer. black berry in motion says it is working with saudi arabia to get over the security worries.
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the other guys made over $35 million. psychothriller "inception" slipped to second. step up 3-d, salt, and dinner for schmucks round out the top 5. time now, 5:52. we're about to reach a sad anniversary for a bay area child. it comes as people who have been dedicated to finding a missing little boy start losing hope. plus, we'll tell you what happened at alcatraz over the weekend and why. >> so, ah, your seat good?
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got the mirrors all adjusted? you can see everything ok? just stay off the freeways, all right? i don't want you going out on those yet. and leave your phone in your purse, i don't want you texting. >> daddy... ok! ok, here you go. be careful. >> thanks dad. >> and call me--but not while you're driving.
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we knew this day was coming. that's why we bought a subaru. tomorrow will mark one year since the disappearance of 6- year-old hassany campbell. the citizens for the lost society have organized search vigils. police arrested his foster mother and father but no charges were filed and they were eventually released. time now. it was a special day at the rock, with former alcatraz guards and inmates telling their stories. they returned yesterday, along with tourists to mark the 76th anniversary of the former u.s. penitentiary. they called the officers,
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inmates, the alumni who represents it. that includes 76-year-old jim albright. he can still wear his original uniform. >> i stayed here until '63 when they closed. and i was the last guard out. >> reporter: now, tourists also heard frequently former prisoner robert lucas. it's the first time he's been there since 1959. he say its looks pretty much the same, of course, without all of the inmates. coming up on 6:00. and we want to go back over to sal with more on the car fire, sal? >> that's right. it's causing a big backup now in san jose. let's go right to 280. you can see it's slowing down. they have a couple of lanes closed there. now, coming up next hour, we'll follow this for you. and we'll let you know if someone was injured in this incident. let's go back to you. >> thank you, sal. it is coming up on 6:00 now. we want to tell you about two
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shootings near nightclubs in san francisco. one of them fatal. we'll get a live report coming up. plus, after years of anticipation, a major development today for the caldecott tunnel and the drivers who use it. we have all the details.
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